The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 11 10 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 3 9 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 5.77% 11.11% 21.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 22.50% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 28
Median daily rate £365 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -23.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +11.84% +12.59%  

JavaScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 24 40 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 46.15% 49.38% 65.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 71
Median daily rate £365 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £630 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £42.50 £43.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing JavaScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Cheltenham

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JavaScript in Cheltenham.

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Cheltenham

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript in Cheltenham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Cheltenham

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Electronics
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
4 3 (37.50%) SAP
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (37.50%) Marketing
4 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) Release Management
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Confluence
1 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (12.50%) OrientDB
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Ant
2 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) WiX
General
1 3 (37.50%) Electronics
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Angular Developer
3 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) Ember.js
4 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Node.js
4 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) CentOS
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (25.00%) Release Management
5 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
6 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (12.50%) DevOps
6 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
6 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) MVVM
6 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat